September 24, 2013 – In Oregon, planning for diversity is like parsley on the plate, said April Johnson, behavioral health policy analyst for the state office of Addictions and Mental Health, at a gathering of about 40 people, mostly women, for the Oregon Women's Health Network's lecture series.
September 19, 2013 – Public misconceptions still abound about Cover Oregon, the state's new health insurance marketplace – and not only that, some of the information is camouflaged.
September 16, 2013 – Oregon Health & Sciences University reported above-budget revenues and discussed the possible use of armed offices on campus at this week's board of directors meeting.
September 11, 2013 – Health Share of Oregon has added Kaiser Permanente to its roster of dental providers, CEO Janet Meyer told the coordinated care organization's community advisory council at its monthly meeting last week.
September 10, 2013 – Coordinated care is nothing new at Our House of Portland.
September 4, 2013 -- As Cover Oregon prepares to launch the state health insurance marketplace this fall, it's held nine community events – all of which have been packed – and plans to hold two more before it begins enrolling people in October.
August 30, 2013 – Advocates say they plan to bring back the Toxics Disclosure for Healthy Kids Act, which passed out of the House but died in the Senate this spring – but aren't yet sure when they'll put it on the table.
August 30, 2013 – Liz Baxter is just weeks into her new position as executive director of the Oregon Public Health Institute – a role she'll fill half-time until late October.